Job adverts rise in rural parts of UK

Rural communities in areas such as South Norfolk, Omagh and Moray have had a surge in job adverts, according to the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC). Demand in professions such as roofers, security guards, artists and NHS staff have increased, with the number of job vacancies in Breckland and South Norfolk growing by 8.7 per cent week-on-week between the start and middle of May. Mr Carberry said: “While there has been a huge slowdown, this job postings data shows the picture isn’t uniform in all parts of the country and for all types of occupations. Industries facing the toughest comeback after coronavirus (Lovemoney) “The economy will begin to bounce back from Covid-19 in the coming months, as businesses start to hire again.” Mims Davies, minister for employment, added: “As we begin to reopen sectors of our economy, it’s welcome news that businesses are kick-starting recruitment efforts across the UK including in rural areas.